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are seeds from a cannabis plant that hermed any good

To a non-expert grower, all cannabis seeds look alike. The gender of cannabis plants becomes more readily apparent when the plant approaches the flowering period .

Elevated levels of female hormones in male cannabis plants can trigger female flowering development. The technique is more effective when applied to male plants that have not yet formed mature flowers. It’s also vital to bear in mind that many male marijuana plants are hermaphroditic plants, and distinguishing true males can be very difficult.

When female plants herm, or develop male flowers capable of disseminating pollen, the entire crop is at risk of pollination. Female flowers that have been fertilized by pollen will halt their development to produce seeds, limiting flower production.

How can you tell a male plant from a female plant?

A hermaphroditic plant, by definition, contains both female and male sex organs. Photo by: Gina Coleman/Weedmaps

Other stressors that may incite female cannabis plants to become hermaphroditic include disruptions to the photoperiod, dramatic shifts in temperature, disease or pest infestations, the use of toxic pesticides, and physical damage from vigorous pruning.

“With hemp and cannabis, you h ave to walk your fields or monitor your plants every single day to ensure that there are no hermaphrodites or pollen on the plants, as it will affect the rest of your grow,” states Perlowin. “It is surprising how fast something can go wrong so it is important to watch closely. If you don’t find these plants, you could be jeopardizing not only your crops, but also those of other growers .”

Female plants are generally shorter, denser in foliage, and broader than their male counterparts. Photo by: Gina Coleman/Weedmaps

If it is nothing but seed I might steer clear of it.

Research shows that there is an amino acid responsible for it. Its not a matter of breeding that trait out. Its a matter of where that threshold for each strain falls and all are capable of it.

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Or. They plain just don’t germinate.

Research shows that there is an amino acid responsible for it. Its not a matter of breeding that trait out. Its a matter of where that threshold for each strain falls and all are capable of it.

I have been growing an awesome OG Kush for several years and unfortunately had to move to a new location. I had extreme temperature variations (over 20deg F) for the first round at the new location. Every plant turned hermie and I now have more seeds than I can grow in a lifetime.
The seeds are big, dark brown, tiger striped and appear to be very nice looking.
Any experts on this?
I will be trying out a round this week but was hoping I could get some feedback from an expert on seeds from hermaphrodited plants before I waste any time unnecessarily.